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2023 "3K 3-Day" Canvas Embellishment Workshop w/Paula is now open for registration! All sessions will be held at the shop. You will be able to make progress on a canvas of your choosing - please purchase or order a new canvas from 3 Kittens that will arrive no later than June 15, 2023. If you are not sure if your canvas is suitable for this experience, please consult with us. We already have lots of new ideas for three days of fun - stitching and surprises for everyone!

Cost: $ 425.00
Join us on Zoom for another class in our series of Susan Roberts 3D gingerbread houses with Gwendolyn! This house includes "interesting new stitches", padding for dimension on the peppermint sticks, and of course, lots of sparkle and shine! Finish as an ornament or a stand-up to add to a Christmas Village display.

Cost: $ 72.00
Do you have any past 3 Kittens project or fusion class canvas taught by Paula languishing in your project stash? Well pull one back out and bring it to this workshop - Paula will help you reconnect with it all over again! Bring your canvas, stitch guide and thread kit to this 4-hour workshop and enjoy an afternoon of stitching.

Cost: $ 60.00
This is an IN PERSON class with Gwendolyn on a day when the shop is closed. Bring a canvas of your choice (purchased from 3 Kittens) and Gwendolyn will recommend stitches and threads for your canvas during class. While all staff at 3 Kittens have been vaccinated, as are many customers, please plan to wear a mask and use hand sanitizer. Our tables are also arranged to keep everyone socially distant. Class is limited to 6 people.

Cost: $ 25.00
IN-PERSON CLASS! Bring a canvas you purchased from 3 Kittens and work with Gwendolyn on new ideas for stitches and threads.

Cost: $ 25.00
Bring one canvas to work on with Paula during this in-person group class. Paula will work her way around the table and suggest new ideas for stitches and threads for 2-3 areas in your canvas. Please bring a canvas purchased at 3 Kittens.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bring one canvas to work on with Paula during this in-person group class. Paula will work her way around the table and suggest new ideas for stitches and threads for 2-3 areas in your canvas. Please bring a canvas purchased at 3 Kittens.

Cost: $ 40.00
We've connected with so many distance learners during the past year that we've decided to offer a Zoom only format so you can continue to learn with us and your new stitching friends. Starting in Sept 2021, we've added this Zoom Canvas Embellishment Workshop with Paula twice a month. Bring one canvas per session and Paula will provide stitch and thread suggestions. You will be able to send photos of your canvas and stitch progress to Paula via text or email during class. Watch your email for her Zoom invitation to join your class session - we look forward to seeing you all!

Cost: $ 40.00
Join us for this in-person class with Gwendolyn featuring this charming Love You More canvas! Santa, Snowman, Reindeer and Cardinal - learn stitches that will give perspective (who's in front?) work with beads and a variety of threads.

Cost: $ 96.00
Join us to stitch this colorful 13 mesh canvas from Alice Peterson and you will learn a lot! Paula has chosen special techniques including beading tips and tricks, OrNue, small ribbon roses, bullion knots, stumpwork wings, compensation tips for stitch patterns that are straight diagonal or oblique and laying threads with or without a laying tool.

Cost: $ 144.00
Choose your favorite canvas from this collection of four exotic bird designs by artist Catherine Nolan from PLD Designs. Paula will provide a workbook of stitches and embellishment options as your class reference - you will learn how to stitch feathers, beaks, eyes as well as sky/backgrounds, draperies and the other unique elements in each of these designs. During class, each student will make stitch, thread and surface embellishment choices that will be unique to their canvas with Paula's guidance.

Cost: $ 96.00
Join us to follow Amy Bunger's gorgeous stitch guide for this stunning canvas from Painted Pony Designs/Hollihocks. Paula will be teaching this class in three consecutive days at 3 Kittens - class costs include class fee, canvas, Amy's stitch guide and a full thread kit.

Cost: $ 225.00
Join Gwendolyn for this all-day class to stitch this cutie! Mondays we are closed so everyone can relax and stitch in a private setting, then take a break for lunch at a nearby restaurant. You will work with a variety of threads and learn several stitches for small areas, plus how to work a faux bullion for her hair.

Cost: $ 65.00
Relax and stitch on your own canvas in the company of other stitchers. Jill will be on hand to answer questions about basic needlepoint, suggest stitches and threads for 2-3 areas in your canvas, show you how to add beads to your canvas or how to follow a decorative stitch chart.

Cost: $ 25.00
Choose your favorite canvas from this collection of four Spirit Animal designs by artist T. Chapman from Tapestry Fair Designs. Paula will provide a workbook of stitches and embellishment options as your class reference - you will learn how to stitch feathers, fur, eyes as well as sky/backgrounds, and the other unique elements in each of these designs. During class, each student will make stitch, thread and surface embellishment choices that will be unique to their canvas with Paula's guidance.

Join Paula to stitch this quiet winter scene from Alice Peterson on 13 mesh. Class meets on three Sunday afternoons and you will learn beautiful stitches, beading and even some off canvas techniques to add dimension.

Cost: $ 180.00
First time together! Paula and Jill are teaming up to bring their canvas embellishment ideas for a Zecca canvas of your choice! Purchase any Zecca canvas currently in stock at 3 Kittens, or we can special order a canvas from Zecca (must be placed by Aug 1). You will receive a workbook of stitches and embellishment options as your class reference, based on the collection of canvases chosen by students. It will be a collaboration of ideas from both Paula and Jill. During class, each student will be able to work with both instructors to make stitch, thread and surface embellishment choices that will be unique to their canvas.

Cost: $ 240.00

One On One Classes & Home Studies


LOCATION

  • 3 Kittens Needle Arts
  • The Village @ Mendota Heights
  • 750 Main Street, Suite 112-113
    St Paul, MN 55118
  • (651) 457-4969

HOURS

  • Needlepoint Department
  • Tues-Sat: 10am - 3pm
  • Yarn Department
  • Tues/Thurs 10am-7pm
    Wed/Fri/Sat 10am - 3pm